Division of Forensic Pathology Faculty

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, US


Asst/Assoc/Full-Professor applications are invited for a new full-time, tenure-earning Forensic Pathology faculty position. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an outstanding academic medical center and tertiary care institution.

The successful candidate will join the Division of Forensic Pathology and its four full-time faculty members who perform clinical and teaching services. Through a contract with Jefferson County, the UAB Forensic Pathology faculty provide pathology medical services for the Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner Office. The Medical Examiner’s office performs approximately 6,500 death investigations, 850 complete autopsies, and 450 detailed external examinations per year.

The Division offers a one-year accredited Fellowship in Forensic Pathology. There is ample opportunity for teaching house staff and undergraduate health professional students, and our graduate (Ph.D.), residency and fellowship programs are thriving. Opportunities for collaborative research abound. The position reports to the Director of the Forensic Division of the Department of Pathology.


Minimum requirements include an M.D. degree, license to practice in Alabama, and eligibility for board certification in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology.

Salary, rank, and tenure-status are commensurate with qualifications and experience.


For additional information about the Department of Pathology, please visit http://uab.edu/medicine/pathology.

To learn more about the University of Alabama at Birmingham, please visit http://uab.edu/home.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How to apply

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

Interested candidates should apply here: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/17325

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and application packet including curriculum vitae, research interest/expertise, and the names of three references. Evaluation of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.